The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University seeks applicants for a 9-month, term, assistant teaching professor position. This position focuses on teacher education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through agricultural and life sciences education. The position is 95% teaching and advising and 5% service.
Responsibilities will consist of teaching undergraduate courses (3-4 courses per semester) including agricultural mechanization skills and methods; advising undergraduates, supervising student interns; serving on departmental, college, and university committees; and advising a student organization.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest, ability, and innovation related to teaching agriculture and life sciences education.
The University is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment and applicants are requested to include how they will further this goal in their cover letter. The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies promotes an environment of inclusive excellence where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed, professionally and personally. We are committed to recruit and retain diverse faculty, staff, and students, and support several initiatives to enhance diversity, equity, inclusion and work-life balance.
Masterâs degree, awarded by the start date, in Agricultural Education or closely related discipline. Â
Experience teaching in school-based or college setting
Three or more years of teaching experience in school-based agriculture or closely related field
Demonstrated ability, interest, and innovation in resident and online teaching
Demonstrated experience in agricultural STEM education, especially within power, structural, and technical systems
Demonstrated experience in experiential learning
Evidence of ability to work effectively within and across diverse student, faculty, and staff populations
The Department of Agriculture Education and Studies has as its focus the teaching and learning processes. All three elements of the land-grant philosophy â learning, discovery, and engagement â are part of the departmentâs emphasis on the educational processes, and how these processes impact our clientele in a variety of agricultural settings.
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter (with diversity and inclusion goals
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Statement of teaching philosophy
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